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Piercing the corporate veil: the closure of Wisconsin Steel in South Chicago

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Restructuring is usually associated with technological change, the transformation of the workplace, and the communities affected by cross-plant capacity rationalization. However restructuring should also be understood as a corporate strategy - specifically the actions of management to protect and foster their core economic interests while limiting the costs of adjustment by shifting those costs to others. A case study of International Harvester Company's restructuring strategy which led to ba...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Regional Studies More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
405-420
Publication date:
1990-10-01
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EISSN:
1360-0591
ISSN:
0034-3404
Language:
English
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ora:1906
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2008-05-02

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